Research Institute

Curriculum development dedicated to the advancement of positive psychology and Mindfulness-Based Learning â„¢

Leadership and Training Institute

Research Institute Associates

Research and Training Objectives

Our Mindfulness-Based Learning (MBL) programs are designed and enhanced with the growing body of academic research conducted through our Research Institute.

  • Develop customized educational tools and campaigns
  • Use evidence-based research to promote mindfulness
  • Engage communities in mindfulness-based learning programs
  • Foster an appreciation of cultural wealth in the community
  • Expand network of field experts and key institutions worldwide

Current Programs


Meet Research Associate: Laia Vintro

Intern, Laia Vintro

Meet Laia Vintro – STAR intern and Ivy Child International Research Associate. Laia is a teacher/psychologist from Spain and the backbone of our Bullying Prevention & Leadership traveling workshop. Her research includes developing violence prevention exercises for our Mindful Campuses programs. Her web research skills and clinical experience have yielded spot-on data, tools, and resources to integrate into our curriculum.